Upcoming Event

U.S. National Oyster Festival @ St. Mary's Fairgrounds

Oct 21 - Oct 22

  • Location: St. Mary's County Fairgrounds

At the National U.S. Oyster Festival, you can enjoy oysters, live music, artisan beer, and more over the course of the weekend. Oysters can be eaten raw, scalded, grilled on the grill, on toast, on the half shell, stewed, naked, cooked in savory sauces, in salads, and even in desserts, in almost any form you can think of.

What festival isn't complete without a bit of competition? With the Oyster Shucking Competition, see the best oyster shuckers in the country compete for the title of U.S. National Oyster Shucker. With the U.S. Oyster Cook-Off, you can see who can prepare the best oyster dish.

Find more details and purchase tickets here.

U.S. National Oyster Festival @ St. Mary's Fairgrounds

42455 Fairgrounds Rd
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650


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